Posts Tagged ‘ Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) ’

U.S. Reverses Course on Aluminum Tariffs

Sep 17th, 2020

Just weeks after reinstating a 10% tariff on aluminum imported from Canada, the U.S. backed off of those measures Tuesday, declaring that trade in non-alloyed, unwrought aluminum is likely to normalize in the last four months of the year. After citing a substantial increase in imports over the period from June 2019 through May 2020, […]

Oak Moldings Excluded From Chinese Tariffs

Nov 14th, 2019

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice of product exclusions yesterday for duties on certain Chinese goods following Section 301 actions affecting approximately $200 billion worth of trade. Exemptions potentially significant to the door and window industries include: Standard wood moldings made of oak; Fiberboard sheets containing phenolic resin; and Tool […]

Door and Window Companies Brace for Chinese Import Tariff Increases

Oct 3rd, 2019

Many U.S. companies are bracing for the impact that tariff increases on over $500-billion-worth of Chinese imports will have on their businesses. The door and window market is among the list of industries that are expecting to be significantly affected. As October 15 approaches, the date that the first three stages of increases are set […]